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BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps in the BMW 3 Series Touring.

The utmost comfort is what you’ve come to expect in the BMW 3 Series Touring. With Services & Apps from BMW ConnectedDrive, you can further increase the feel-good factor. For example, the vehicle can be transformed into your very own mobile office. Everything the internet has to offer is directly accessible in your BMW 3 Series Touring. For example, you’ll never be surprised by an unexpected traffic jam. And even if you do, rapid support is at hand automatically.[1]

CONNECTED DRIVE SERVICES.

The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services forms the basis for BMW ConnectedDrive functions, which provide the driver with a wide range of information, entertainment and service features while on the road.
These include BMW Online, which provides access to current, location-based information such as weather and news, an online search powered by GoogleTM as well as office functions. In the applications menu, it is also possible to assemble an individualised array of services such as webcams, fuel price information,
parking information, as well as travel and hotel guides. This also includes convenient, secure and unlimited access to selected smartphone apps. ConnectedDrive Services also provides access to the BMW ConnectedDrive Store, in which services and apps can be ordered and extended any time and anywhere to suit the user's individual requirements. The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services offers all this and more, making every trip in a BMW a real experience.

ConnectedDrive Services.

  • Apps

    The Apps equipment feature is a platform enabling convenient use of selected smartphone apps in BMW vehicles. To make a variety of apps available for their customers, BMW not only develops its own apps, such as BMW ConnectedDrive app and the BMW M Laptimer, but also works closely with partners like Spotify, GoPro, Deezer and Audible so that those apps can also be used safely inside the car.


    Simply attach a compatible smartphone to the vehicle with the snap-in adapter if one is available, or a USB cable. All of the app's functions can then be conveniently operated via the iDrive Controller. The selection of apps available for use in the car is constantly expanding thanks to close partnerships between BMW and a variety of different suppliers. For further information see:

INTELLIGENT EMERGENCY CALL.

INTELLIGENT EMERGENCY CALL.

The Intelligent emergency call guarantees fast, targeted assistance round-the-clock as well as support from trained staff – in the driver's native language, even when they're abroad. If an accident takes place involving the activation of an airbag or the belt tensioners (for example), the system automatically issues an emergency call. Relevant details such as the exact position of the car, the severity of the accident and the possible risk of injury to occupants are transmitted to the BMW Call Centre via the car’s built-in SIM card, i.e. independent of a private mobile phone. The BMW Call Centre will inform the nearest rescue coordination centre and provide assistance over the phone until the rescue services arrive. The emergency call can also be triggered manually, in case other road users require help.
 

OFFICE FEATURES.

BMW ConnectedDrive brings your office into your BMW. Make yourself comfortable and set up your office right inside your vehicle. With BMW ConnectedDrive you can receive, read and reply to e-mail.

  • Bluetooth Office

    Bluetooth Office allows time spent in the car to be used more effectively. Via Bluetooth-enabled devices, daily work can be conveniently organised while on the go. The most important office functions of compatible smartphones, such as e-mails, appointments, tasks or text messages, are shown on the Control Display and can also be read aloud on demand conveniently and safely over the audio speakers. A list of all compatible mobile devices is available at:

REAL TIME TRAFFIC INFORMATION.

Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) provides the most up-to-date traffic information at all times. Precise details about the location and duration of delays are transmitted in order to keep the driver informed, practically in real time, about the current traffic situation on freeways, highways, country roads and on many routes within the city. Intelligent
alternative route suggestions help the driver reach their destination as quickly and efficiently as possible. The data are drawn from such sources as anonymous movement profiles from the GPS data of vehicle fleets, smartphone apps and road authority reports, and also takes into account established traffic patterns such as peak commute times.


The traffic information is clearly presented, with the roads depicted in green, yellow, orange and red.

Real Time Traffic Information.

CONCIERGE SERVICE.

For anyone who has ever wanted to know what it is like to have their own personal concierge, here is the chance: with the Concierge Service from BMW ConnectedDrive. At the push of a button the driver is connected with a BMW Call Centre agent who acts as their "personal assistant" on the road.

Whether a particular restaurant, the nearest bank ATM or an emergency pharmacy – the BMW Call Centre agent is there to help and can even send information directly to the navigation system. The Concierge Service operates independently of the driver's mobile phone and is available in around-the-clock, seven days a week.

Concierge Service.

REMOTE SERVICES.

With Remote Services and the free BMW Remote App (available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store), various vehicle-related functions, such as locking and unlocking the BMW 3 Series, can be operated remotely. It is also possible to directly transmit destination addresses found using the GoogleTM search engine to a navigation system if one is available.
Additionally, the location of the vehicle can also be displayed. To use this feature, customers simply need to activate Remote Services once in the "My BMW ConnectedDrive" customer portal at www.bmw-connecteddrive.co.nz.

Remote Services.

INTERNET.

The internet option provides access to the web on the BMW 3 Series' high-resolution Control Display. The URL is entered simply and conveniently using the iDrive Controller or selected from the bookmark list for fast access.


With the data flat rate for internet use, users can surf the web directly from the car. The websites are shown on the Control Display.